Free Short Chess Lessons 4 – Knight or Bishop in Opening

Welcome to Caissa’s dreams chess channel. This is free short chess lesson number four Let’s start e4 e5 Nf3 d6 This is Philidor’s defense d4 and now key moment Black can develop his knight or his bishop normal and most common moves in this position are Nf6 and Nd7 developing the Knight first but in this game black played Bg4 and As in our first lesson you know that this is bad Because we should first develop our knight or be very very careful before developing our bishop white took on e5 And now black can’t take with pawn because we take queen and then this pawn on e5 is hanging So he must take on f3 and now fischer suggested one very interesting move that’s gf3 and after pawn takes e5 Dd8 Kd8 and White doesn’t have doubled pawns anymore, but he has a bishop pair and he is surely better But in this game Morphy took Bishop with Queen and This is very logical move de5 Bc4 in this lesson I want to show you final part of this game Which is very interesting Nf6 Qb3 I Will speed up this part a little bit because it’s not as important as Bg4 move This knight sacrifice is also very beautiful And this is the part I wanted to show you See this position few seconds, and then we will continue Rd7 Awesome move Rd7 Rd1 Qe6 and final part of this game Bd7 What happens is that after Nd7 we play Qb8 Queen Sacrifice because after Nb8 Rd8 mate and That’s how Morphy won this game If you like this lesson give it a big thumbs up Comment down below what you want to see in next video and subscribe to this channel See you soon

2 thoughts on “Free Short Chess Lessons 4 – Knight or Bishop in Opening

  1. My shortest tournament game (60 minutes for game):

    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Bg4 4. dxe5 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 dxe5 6. Bc4 Nf6 7. Qb3 b6 8.
    Bxf7+ Ke7 9. Qe6#

  2. Good video. Production quality up. Liked the little font graphics with Fischer vs Morphy idea. Must admit hadnt seen gxf3 which is very logical. You also seem more and more comfortable in front of the camera. Your English is good. Just trust it and yourself 🙂 Good luck.

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